Agri Business

Arrivals dip at Kochi tea auctions

V SAJEEV KUMAR Kochi | Updated on January 22, 2018 Published on December 14, 2015

Kochi tea auctions continue to witness low arrivals for the last few consecutive weeks, with fluctuations in prices of several varieties.

There was a better demand for CTC dusts in sale no 50 and the quantity on offer was 9,50,000 kg. The market for teas which came under the selection of AVT was steady to firm and sometimes dearer, the auctioneers Forbes, Ewart & Figgis said. The quantity on offer in orthodox grades was low at 12,000 kg. In Cochin CTC dust quotation, good varieties quoted ₹106-157, mediums fetched ₹79-122 and plain grades stood at ₹66-77.

However, there was a good demand in leaf varieties with Nilgiri brokens and Fannings in orthodox grades remained steady to firm. The quantity on offer was 170,500 kg. There was only a fair demand in CTC leaf market with only 61,500 kg was on offer.

Published on December 14, 2015
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